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Four in court over jewellers raid in Kensington

Four men have appeared in court charged with plotting to rob a jewellery store on Kensington High Street in west London.

The men from London and aged between 18 and 22, are charged with conspiracy to commit robbery at the Ernest Jones shop on Thursday morning.

They appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Saturday and were remanded into custody.

They will next appear at Kingston Crown court on 21 December.

The four charged men are:

  • Emilio Aristides, 20, a labourer, of Camden Road, Camden, north London
  • Alfie Atherton, 18, unemployed, of Saxon Road, Bow, east London
  • Charlie Knight, 20, unemployed, of Crowland Road, South Tottenham, north London
  • Dominic Charles, 22, unemployed, of Girdlestone Walk, Archway, north London

Police said some of the items which were taken were recovered soon after the raid.

Officers are looking for the other stolen goods.

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